• Firefighters puting out fire -

    Calamity

  • EM-Rio Nido-500

    Governor-Declared Disaster

  • HM-Incident-Decon-2012-500

    Qualified Contaminated Disaster

Disaster Relief

Overview

California property tax law allows for a variety of disaster relief provisions.  Some of the most common provisions are assessment reductions and base year value transfers.

Calamity

Claim for property tax relief due to damage or destruction caused by major calamity such as fire, earthquake, or flooding.
[Revenue & Taxation Code section 170]

  • Applies to all Property Types
  • Assessment Reduction
  • Applies to Real or Personal Property
  • Any Disaster or Calamity

Read more about Calamities

Proposition 50

Claim for the transfer of base year value to replacement property within Sonoma County for property damaged or destroyed in a Governor-declared disaster.
[Revenue & Taxation Code section 69]

  • Applies to all Property Types
  • Base Year Value Transfer
  • Either Land or Improvements
  • Governor-Declared Disasters

Proposition 171

Claim for the transfer of base year value to replacement property outside of Sonoma County for property damaged or destroyed in a Governor-declared disaster.
[Revenue & Taxation Code section 69.3]

  • Applies to Principal Place of Residence
  • Base Year Value Transfer
  • Either Land or Improvements
  • Governor-Declared Disasters 

Read more about Governor-Declared Disasters

Proposition 1

Claim for base year value transfers to from a qualified contaminated property to a replacement property within the same county.
[Revenue & Taxation Code section 69.4]

  • Applies to Principal Place of Residence
  • Base Year Value Transfer
  • Either Land or Improvements
  • Qualified Contaminated Property

Read more about the Qualified Contaminated Property Provision

State Board of Equalization Resources

Clerk-Recorder-Assessor

William F. Rousseau

County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor-Registrar of Voters

Business Hours
Monday – Tuesday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday – Friday
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Note: Document processing and fee transactions end 30 minutes prior to closing

Address

Assessor's Office

585 Fiscal Drive
Room 104F
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
38.4657196, -122.7277883

Disaster Relief Forms

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Sonoma County Property Value

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